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    Unique ID Code: 0000167499
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 8/3/2015 14:27
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    Life of Riley

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    Aimer, Boire et Chanter
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 108 Mins
    Retail Price: TBA
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    Content Type: Movie

    In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering
    news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live. Life begins to come apart at the seams –
    not just for Kathryn, who was once George’s partner, but also for her friends Tamara and Monica. The full force of the
    emotional turmoil they experienced in their youth and their long-buried dreams are rekindled. Much to the chagrin of
    their respectable, middle-class husbands, the women begin to argue about which of them should be allowed to
    accompany George on a final journey …
    After Smoking/No Smoking (1993) and Private Fears in Public Places (2006), this is the late Alain Resnais’s third
    adaptation of a work by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn and the great master’s last film. By confining the action to
    an artificial, almost entirely studio-bound world, he succeeds in creating a tragicomic theatre of vanities. Employing the
    ironic distance of a sage observer of human nature, Resnais ponders the power of love and desire and in doing so
    enables his characters, driven by their longings, hopes and obsessions, to leave the beaten track for once.

    Special Features:
    Image Gallery

    Video Tracks:
    2.35:1 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    French Stereo 2.0

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    Directed By:
    Alain Resnais

    Written By:

    Sabine Azéma
    Hippolyte Girardot
    Caroline Sihol
    Michel Vuillermoz
    Sandrine Kiberlain
    André Dussollier

    Soundtrack By:
    Mark Snow

    Director of Photography:
    Dominique Bouilleret

    Hervé de Luze

    Costume Designer:
    Jackie Budin

    Production Designer:
    Jacques Saulnier

    Jean-Louis Livi

    Executive Producer:
    Christophe Jeauffroy


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